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Posted July 31, 2009

I'm working one day a week on the sales floor this summer. Everyone I tell who also works retail wonders why. Everyone who used to work retail and now churns out product or press releases totally gets why.

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Posted July 16, 2009

Chris King's Chris DiStefano was nice enough to share some pictures of this year's Downieville with us.

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Posted July 15, 2009

Norco Bikes showed off its new line of 2010 bikes to its top 50 dealers and members of the media this week in Vancouver, British Columbia.

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Posted July 13, 2009

Watching Lance Armstrong vie for an eighth Tour de France title got me to thinking about last year’s Interbike, when Lance made his formal announcement that he was returning to pro cycling.

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Posted June 26, 2009

Here is another round of 2010 product seen at Press Camp this week in Sun Valley, Idaho.

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Posted June 24, 2009

Here is some of the 2010 product being showcased at Press Camp in Sun Valley.

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Posted June 21, 2009

I attended the Dirt Series Camp in Sun Valley, Idaho this past weekend and had a great time despite the few brief downpours and thunderstorms and one pretty crazy hailstorm.

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Posted June 17, 2009

Got a call earlier from Stan Kilbas at Wheels of Wellington in Wellington, Florida regarding a scammer that’s apparently targeting bike shops in his area.

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Posted June 15, 2009

Burley CEO Michael Coughlin, along with business development manager Erin Koenig, dropped by last Thursday to discuss new products in development and how Burley is positioning itself in the growing commuter market.

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Posted June 15, 2009

Specialized introduced its new brand of urban bikes, called Globe, in Minneapolis, Minnesota last week.

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Posted June 7, 2009

Pat Sorensen, president of Penn Cycle, interview from Dealer Tour.

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Posted June 7, 2009

Ed Vigil, owner of Bokoo Bikes in Minnetonka, Minnesota shares his keys for success in the bicycle industry with BRAIN.

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Posted June 4, 2009

BRAIN wrapped up its Twin Cities Dealer Tour on Thursday with stops at five unique urban shops: Penn Cycle & Fitness, Flanders Brothers Cycle, Freewheel Bike, The Hub Bike Coop and One on One Bicycle Studio.

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Posted June 3, 2009

The second day of BRAIN's Twin Cities Dealer Tour started with a 16-mile ride from Minneapolis to the suburb of Long Lake, home to Gear West Bike & Triathlon, the preeminent tri shop in the state and for much of the Midwest.

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Posted June 3, 2009

BRAIN editors, along with riders from Giant, Pedro's, Michelin and Ergon—sponsors of the Twin Cities Dealer Tour—and QBP visited four bike shops in the metro area on Tuesday.

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Posted May 26, 2009

Speedplay’s Richard Bryne and wife Sharon talk shop during our recent visit to their San Diego headquarters.

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Posted May 20, 2009

Here are the full results for the Challenge.

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Posted May 20, 2009

Robert Torrico and I cruised north on the 405 yesterday to visit Phat Cycles in Huntington Beach.

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Posted May 14, 2009

Thursday was Bike to Work day for much of Southern California and elsewhere in the country. No surprise that many companies in the industry took the opportunity to entice employees to do good on the planet and leave their cars at home for the day.

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Posted May 13, 2009

Over 650 bell ringers filled a Boulder high school field last Saturday, and raised over $18,000 to help a single mother of four fighting cancer, and shattered a world record.

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